Baryo Balangaw Creative Initiatives hopes to address the need for supplemental creative livelihoods in the women farming community amid surge in stress during pandemic. Its empowering project resulted in stress relief and newfound skills which generate supplemental income for women farmers.
Around the region, informal workers are organizing and taking action to support each other during the crisis, all the while working to ensure a more just and protected future.
The library collection of SEA Junction consists of about 4,000 books on the various countries of Southeast Asia. While a large portion of the books has been catalogued, there is a need to review the system and the entries (both in xl and in the e-library)
When Covid-19 ravaged the Philippines in early 2020, the rate of youth suicide took an alarming turn for the worse. Many young Filipinos were struggling to cope and access to mental health support was scarce, especially in rural communities. It was clear an intervention was desperately needed.
In the fieldwork at the Aid Coordination Center for Migrant Workers in Chiang Rai, drawing could help me relax myself and also tell the stories without invading others’ privacy. I put together lines and watercolor into the stories of migrant workers who could find no way forward and no way back.
Mayla, Noemi and Nora are Filipino women who live on the margins, barely surviving every single day with meager incomes. When the Philippine government imposed the lockdown on March 16, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, life for these women became even more unbearable.
COVID-19 cases have risen exponentially in Southeast Asia in the past few months – at one time deaths were increasing at the fastest pace in the world.
Myanmar’s people have clearly and universally rejected the coup and the military junta. Will international governments, donors, and aid agencies do the same?
In recent years in the US, the voice of post-feminism has become louder, coming mainly from middle-upper class female executives or female pop culture icons